Hashtag heroes vs. disinfo dystopia: The left, the right, and the truth about social media activism
Date: 19 May 2021
The OII is pleased to welcome Professor Deen Freelon for this webinar, hosted by DPhil candidate Felix M. Simon. ... Read More
About the speakers
Professor Deen FreelonSchool of Media and Journalism
Deen Freelon is an associate professor in the School of Media and Journalism. His research covers two major areas of scholarship: 1) political expression through digital media and 2) data science and computational methods for analyzing large digital datasets. He has authored or co-authored more than 30 journal articles, book chapters and public reports, in addition to co-editing one scholarly book. He has served as principal investigator on grants from the Knight Foundation, the Spencer Foundation and the U.S. Institute of Peace. He has written research-grade software to calculate intercoder reliability for content analysis (ReCal), analyze large-scale network data from social media (TSM), and collect data from Facebook (fb_scrape_public). He formerly taught at American University in Washington, D.C.